75th Annual Golden Globe Awards: An Overdue Ode to Female Creators – All Dressed in Black

Catherine Zeta-Jones arrives at the 75th Annual Golden Globes Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA on Sunday, January 7, 2018.
Catherine Zeta-Jones arrives at the 75th Annual Golden Globes Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA on Sunday, January 7, 2018.

75th Annual Golden Globe Awards: Complete List of Nominees and Winners

The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards was an inspirational and long overdue ode to female creators — though work remains to rectify the historical inequities suffered in Hollywood by women and people of color.

 An unprecedented proliferation of black dresses (wear-black protest is against sexual misconduct and gender inequality in the entertainment industry), actresses bringing activists as their dates, and Time’s Up pins signified the industry’s unity: women will not tolerate a culture of injustice and discrimination. After a year of women speaking out against a culture of sexual harassment, the 2018 Golden Globes further signified a dramatic shift in culture, in Hollywood and beyond. 

It also was a night of big wins for films from and about the female perspective, with “The Handmaid’s Tale,” “Big Little Lies,” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” all taking home multiples wins, and two films about powerhouse women — Lady Bird and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri — taking home best Motion Picture in their respective genre categories.

The indisputable highlight of the night was a galvanizing speech by an entertainment icon, Oprah Winfrey, accepting the Cecil B. DeMille award for her contributions to the entertainment industry. “Speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have,” said Winfrey, who inspired a tearful and moved crowd their feet more than once. “For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dared to speak their truth to power men hold. But their TIME IS UP!”

Immediately after Winfrey’s incredible speech, Natalie Portman pointed out the irony of then presenting a category in which only male directors had been nominated. In fact, Barbra Streisand who later presented is the only woman to have ever won a Golden Globe for Best Director. “That was 34 years ago,” a frustrated and perplexed Streisand commented, “Time’s Up!” On a night that the industry so clearly wanted to celebrate women’s voices, incongruities like this stood in stark contrast. Despite wearing plenty of “Time’s Up” pins, no award-winning men mentioned standing up to sexual misconduct in their acceptance speeches. Nominations for The Greatest Showman, a film about a straight white man that erases the truth about P.T. Barnum’s history of abusing marginalized groups, also felt inappropriate in the cultural moment. Similarly tone deaf was the HFPA’s choice to ask Seth Meyers, a straight, white man, to host the ceremony.

Seth Meyers’ cutting commentary kicked off the night admitting “it’s been years since a white man was this nervous in Hollywood.” Meyers set a tone of deference by giving female, queer, and nonwhite actors the punchlines in a series of jokes, and calling out ousted sexual offenders like Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey by name. It was a tricky feat, but Meyers managed to steer the evening with grace. “People in this room worked really hard to get here,” Meyers said, “but it’s clear now more than ever before that the women had to work even harder…I look forward to you leading us into whatever comes next.”

Here is the complete list of nominees and winners from the 2018 Golden Globes.

Best Motion Picture – Drama

“Call Me by Your Name”

“Dunkirk”

“The Post”

“The Shape of Water”

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” WINNER

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

“The Disaster Artist”

“Get Out”

“The Greatest Showman”

“I, Tonya”

“Lady Bird” WINNER

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

Jessica Chastain, “Molly’s Game”

Sally Hawkins, “The Shape of Water”

Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” WINNER

Meryl Streep, “The Post”

Michelle Williams, “All the Money in the World”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

Timothée Chalamet, “Call Me by Your Name”

Daniel Day-Lewis, “Phantom Thread”

Tom Hanks, “The Post”

Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour” WINNER

Denzel Washington, “Roman J. Israel, Esq.”

Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

Judi Dench, “Victoria & Abdul”

Margot Robbie, “I, Tonya”

Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird” WINNER

Emma Stone, “Battle of the Sexes”

Helen Mirren, “The Leisure Seeker”

Best Director

Guillermo del Toro, “The Shape of Water” WINNER

Martin McDonagh, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Christopher Nolan, “Dunkirk”

Ridley Scott, “All The Money in the World”

Steven Spielberg, “The Post”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

Steve Carell, “Battle of the Sexes”

Ansel Elgort, “Baby Driver”

James Franco, “The Disaster Artist” WINNER

Hugh Jackman, “The Greatest Showman”

Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out”

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Mary J. Blige, “Mudbound”

Hong Chau, “Downsizing”

Allison Janney, “I, Tonya” WINNER

Laurie Metcalf, “Lady Bird”

Octavia Spencer, “The Shape of Water”

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Willem Dafoe, “The Florida Project”

Armie Hammer, “Call Me by Your Name”

Richard Jenkins, “The Shape of Water”

Christopher Plummer, “All the Money in the World”

Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” WINNER

Best Original Score in a Motion Picture

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

“The Shape of Water” WINNER

“Phantom Thread”

“The Post”

“Dunkirk”

Best Original Song in a Motion Picture

“Home,” “Ferdinand”

“Mighty River,” “Mudbound”

“Remember Me,” “Coco”

“The Star,” “The Star”

“This Is Me,” “The Greatest Showman” WINNER

Best Screenplay in a Motion Picture

“The Shape of Water”

“Lady Bird”

“The Post”

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” WINNER

“Molly’s Game”

Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language

“A Fantastic Woman”

“First They Killed My Father”

“In the Fade” WINNER

“Loveless”

“The Square”

Best Animated Film

“The Boss Baby”

“The Breadwinner”

“Ferdinand”

“Coco” WINNER

“Loving Vincent”

TV

Best TV series – Drama

“The Crown”

“Game of Thrones”

“The Handmaid’s Tale” WINNER

“Stranger Things”

“This Is Us”

Best performance by Actress in a TV series – Drama

Caitriona Balfe, “Outlander”

Claire Foy, “The Crown”

Maggie Gyllenhaal, “The Deuce”

Katherine Langford, “13 Reasons Why”

Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s Tale” WINNER

Best performance by an Actor in a TV Series – Drama

Sterling K. Brown, “This is Us” WINNER

Freddie Highmore, “The Good Doctor”

Bob Odenkirk, “Better Call Saul”

Liev Schreiber, “Ray Donovan”

Jason Bateman, “Ozark”

Best TV series – Musical or Comedy

“Black-ish”

“Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” WINNER

“Master of None”

“SMILF”

“Will & Grace”

Best Performance by an Actor in a TV series – Musical or Comedy

Anthony Anderson, “Black-ish”

Aziz Ansari “Master of None” WINNER

Kevin Bacon, “I Love Dick”

William H. Macy, “Shameless”

Eric McCormack, “Will and Grace”

Best Performance by an Actress in a TV series – Musical or Comedy

Pamela Adlon, “Better Things”

Alison Brie, “Glow”

Issa Rae, “Insecure”

Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” WINNER

Frankie Shaw, “SMILF”

Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

“Big Little Lies” WINNER

“Fargo”

“Feud: Bette and Joan”

“The Sinner”

“Top of the Lake: China Girl”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Robert De Niro, “The Wizard of Lies”

Jude Law, “The Young Pope”

Kyle MacLachlan, “Twin Peaks”

Ewan McGregor, “Fargo” WINNER

Geoffrey Rush, “Genius”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Jessica Biel, “The Sinner”

Nicole Kidman, “Big Little Lies” WINNER

Jessica Lange, “Feud: Bette and Joan”

Susan Sarandon, “Feud: Bette and Joan”

Reese Witherspoon, “Big Little Lies”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Alfred Molina, “Feud”

Alexander Skarsgard, “Big Little Lies” WINNER

David Thewlis, “Fargo”

David Harbour, “Stranger Things”

Christian Slater, “Mr. Robot”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

Laura Dern, “Big Little Lies” WINNER

Ann Dowd, “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Chrissy Metz, “This is Us”

Michelle Pfeiffer, “The Wizard of Lies”

Shailene Woodley, “Big Little Lies”

Photo/Video courtesy of Paul Drinkwater/NBC.

75th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS — Pictured: Greta Gerwig, Director, “Lady Bird”, accepts the award for Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 — (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC)



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